Championship latest transfer news for 2021 – 2022 and Beyond

  • Sat, 20 Apr 2024 13:27:15 +0000: Leicester 2-1 West Brom, Luton v Brentford, Sheffield United v Burnley: football – live - Championship | The Guardian

    And the King Power can breathe. After back-to-back losses, Leicester cling on at home to nab the three points. They’re back on top of the Championship thanks to goals from Wilfred Ndidi and the old-timer Jamie Vardy. Despite their recent wobbles, a return to the Premier League beckons.

    Ooooooh, a bit of late drama at Leicester in the Championship. The hosts were 2-0 up but Jed Wallace has equalised for West Brom with a calm finish after gorgeous through ball from Cédric Kipré. You can feel the nerviness at the King Power.

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  • Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:50:15 +0000: Championship trapdoor grips clubs stifled by managerial conveyor belt | Will Unwin - Championship | The Guardian

    Eight teams are fighting to avoid two relegation spots with short-term approaches holding them back

    It is tough at the bottom of the Championship as a collection of former Premier League teams fight to avoid the ignominy of being relegated to the third tier. Six points separate eight clubs, with three games to play and two places below the red line up for grabs.

    There have been numerous routes taken to this point: some clubs had woeful starts, others dipped in the winter and one never got going. What they have in common is the use of the manager conveyor belt. Few have found any degree of philosophy or style, instead overhauling squads to suit the latest dugout dweller, leaving them gasping for air. The bottom nine clubs have had 24 managers between them – give or take a caretaker or two – and are reaping what they sowed.

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  • Tue, 16 Apr 2024 21:44:54 +0000: Football League: Portsmouth win promotion to Championship and title - Championship | The Guardian
    • Stockport win League Two, Mansfield go up, Forest Green down
    • Southampton beat Preston to boost automatic promotion hopes

    Late goals from Colby Bishop and Conor Shaughnessy confirmed Portsmouth’s return to the Championship after a 12-year absence. John Mousinho’s side twice hit back from behind to beat playoff hopefuls Barnsley 3-2 and ensure they will finish the season as champions, sparking celebrations at Fratton Park.

    Portsmouth seemed likely be frustrated in their search for the single point they needed in order to make certain of promotion when Devante Cole gave Barnsley an early lead then John McAtee restored the visitors’ advantage after Kusini Yengi’s equaliser. But Bishop levelled from the penalty spot in the 83rd minute and Shaughnessy headed in from a corner six minutes later to put the seal on Portsmouth’s promotion party.

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  • Sat, 13 Apr 2024 16:49:04 +0000: Championship roundup: Ipswich held but go top while Leeds suffer late defeat - Championship | The Guardian
    • Automatic promotion battle intensifies as Leeds beaten
    • Southampton hit last-gasp winner to stay in the chase

    Ipswich moved a point clear at the top of the Championship after a thrilling 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough at Portman Road.

    Ipswich went into the game looking to take advantage after seeing automatic promotion rivals Leicester beaten on Friday, but in a breathless first half the visitors took the lead through a header from Emmanuel Latte Lath. Town struck back 10 minutes later, though, when Massimo Luongo crashed home a corner.

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  • Fri, 12 Apr 2024 21:59:48 +0000: Leicester promotion hopes hurt as Bundu strike earns Plymouth victory - Championship | The Guardian

    Leaders Leicester missed the chance to move clear at the top of the Championship as they suffered a shock 1-0 defeat away at relegation threatened Plymouth, thanks to Mustapha Bundu’s 21st-minute winner.

    Second-placed Ipswich remain level on points with Leicester, with Leeds a point further back before their games on Saturday. All three clubs have four matches left to play. Managerless Argyle climbed to 16th on the back of their first home win in seven, under the caretaker management team of the director of football, Neil Dewsnip, and the first-team coach, Kevin Nancekivell, and now sit five points clear of the bottom three.

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Archived News for the Championship has been added below:

Today has seen the signing of young striker Charlie Strutton for struggling side AFC Wimbledon after he had impressed Terry Brown whilst on a three week trial earlier in the year. Barnsley have today signed winger David Cotterill on a free transfer which could see the player making his debut for the club this weekend.

Championship top dogs West Ham have today sealed the double signing of Ravel Morrison from Manchester United as well as Ricardo Vaz Te from Barnsley. The young starlet ravel Morrison is believed to have attracted a lot of interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs such as Barcelona, Roma and Paris St Germain but has decided to stay in the English divisions.

Vaz Te has had an extremely good season so far with the Portuguese striker already netting ten times for former club Barnsley.

Sussex club Brighton have completed the signing of two Manchester City players on loan until the end of the season which again cemented the up and coming clubs ambition to gain entry into the premier league. The club has signed Abdul Razak and Gai Assulin who are both midfielders who have failed to break through into the first team at Manchester City. On another plus side for the Sussex club their influential winger craig Noone has committed his future to the club stating he is more than happy at the seagulls amid speculation that he could be joining Cardiff City in the summer after the Welsh club had a £1.2 million offer turned down by Gus Poyet in January.

Cardiff Cities formidable striker has today stated that he would indeed be extremely happy to extend his loan spell at league one side Scunthorpe United with the striker claiming he prefers life at the club. Cardiff winger Peter Whttingham has today stated that he is convinced he made the correct decision to commit himself to the Welsh club amid speculation that he could have joined West Ham during the January transfer window.

Richard Keogh has again reinforced his commitment to Coventry City by stating he would be more than happy to open contract negotiations with the club before the end of the season. This will be great news for manager Andy Thorn as he is already looking to bolster his squad for next season and would have thought of it as a detrimental loss to have lost Keogh for next season.

Ben reeves has today made his switch from Southampton to league two team Dagenham & Redbridge on a twelve month loan deal. Southampton have also gladly received back today forward Ryan Doyle from his loan spell at Bury and the influential forward is more than happy to be back.

Leeds United new boy boss Neil Warnock has today signed the Portsmouth forward Danny Webber on a deal that will see him at the club until the end of the season. Warnock has today also stated that he will have to wait until the end of the season before he can make any new moves for players until he assesses the financial situation. James Harper has today completed his move to Wycombe from title chasing league one team Hull City on a short term loan deal which will see him remain for just over a month.

Hull City have finally completed an interesting and what they hope will be a extremely beneficial loan deal for Joshua King. The Manchester united starlet will remain with the side until the end of the season with the possibility of extending it past that date. Mixed News